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Raymond James Hires Glenn Gatcliffe to Investment Banking Team

Raymond James Ltd., the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial, Inc., today announced that Glenn Gatcliffe has joined its Investment Banking team as Managing Director, Head of Consumer, Agriculture / Chemicals and Manufacturing.

Read full article: ABC NEWS 4, November 18, 2015

Published: 20Nov2015

Jeunes et généreux

Ils sont dans la trentaine et sont très généreux. Mais ils refusent qu'on leur accole les étiquettes de philanthrope ou de mécène. 
... À 22 ans, Pascal Lépine est devenu un entrepreneur à succès maintes fois célébré dans les médias. Mais en fondant Atypic, il ne se doutait pas que la philanthropie deviendrait pour lui un mode de vie.

Read full article: LaPresse, November 18, 2015

Published: 20Nov2015

Le Belge Patrick Xhonneux se voit confier une fonction de premier plan chez SAS

SAS, leader sur le marché de l’analytique, annonce la nomination de Patrick Xhonneux au poste de vice-président marketing pour SAS EMEA. Patrick Xhonneux a débuté sa carrière chez SAS voici déjà près de 22 ans et est une figure bien connue sur le marché belge. 

Read full article: Informaticien, November 18, 2015

Published: 20Nov2015

BMO and Catalyst Canada Introduce BMO Millennial Leaders Advisory Council

BMO Financial Group and Catalyst Canada have announced the launch of the BMO Millennial Leaders Advisory Council on Inclusion. The group is made up of 30 female student leaders from universities across Canada.

Published: 20Nov2015

How the concept of a working father is changing

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. I am delighted to speak to Jamie Ladge, from Northeastern University in Boston.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, November 18, 2015

Published: 20Nov2015

Railway crew capacity planning problem with connectivity of schedules

Authors Şahinb, G. and Suyabatmaza, A. C.

PublicationTransportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review

Published: 20Nov2015

Companies are spending more on sending their staff out to win deals

FOR well over a century, people have predicted that technology will make business travel obsolete. 
... Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, the dean of Desautels, a Canadian business school, says a big part of her job is scouring the world for potential benefactors. “When you are asking someone for money it is better to do it in person,” she observes. Some firms also use foreign jaunts as a reward for high-performing staff.

Published: 20Nov2015

Paris attacks spark concerns in tourism sector: ‘They are cancelling their trips’

Over the weekend after the terrorist attacks in Paris, the email cancellations started to come in at the Travel Network Corp., a company with offices in Toronto in Montreal that offers “bespoke travel for the luxury sector.”
... Dr. Ken Lester, a professor at the Desautels faculty of management at McGill University, noted that the Paris stock market barely flickered overall on Monday. Longer-term, investors, however, may be deterred by the city’s changing risks.

Published: 20Nov2015

Why this serial entrepreneur finally went back to school

Nicholas Reichenbach believes in letting the ideas flow.

Similarly, Alexander Kalil, a former portfolio manager in his 70s who teaches at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal, encourages MBA students to take an open-minded approach to business creation.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, November 16, 2015

Published: 20Nov2015